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Recovering the Plesk Admin Password for Windows

December 26th, 2009

To recover the admin password on windows server do the following.

RDP or console the Windows server

go to the command line and then go to the home directory of Plesk. This is generally found in

Program Files\SWSoft\Plesk\admin\bin

once in this directory type:

plesksrvclient.exe -get

NOTE: you must “run as admin” if you are using windows 2008 server

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Recovering the Plesk admin password on a linux install

December 26th, 2009

This will work on most installs and is very straight forward.

SSH into the server that you installed Plesk on.

Find the home directory of Plesk (generally /etc/psa)  and cat the “.psa.shadow” file.

This will display the admin password.

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